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Steytlerville is a settlement in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Steytlerville
Steytlerville seen from Sarel Cilliers Street
Steytlerville seen from Sarel Cilliers Street
Steytlerville is located in Eastern Cape
Steytlerville
Steytlerville
Steytlerville is located in South Africa
Steytlerville
Steytlerville
Coordinates: 33°20′S 24°20′E / 33.333°S 24.333°E / -33.333; 24.333Coordinates: 33°20′S 24°20′E / 33.333°S 24.333°E / -33.333; 24.333
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictSarah Baartman
MunicipalityDr Beyers Naudé
Established1875
Area
 • Total24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total4,017
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African22.8%
 • Coloured71.1%
 • Indian/Asian0.2%
 • White5.3%
 • Other0.7%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans80.1%
 • Xhosa17.1%
 • English1.4%
 • Other1.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
6250
PO box
6250
Area code049

Town on the Groot River, 164km north-west of Port Elizabeth and 90km east of Willowmore. It was founded in 1876 on the farm Doorspoort and attained municipal status in 1891. Named after the Reverend Abraham Isaac Steytler (1840-1922), minister of the Dutch Reformed Church, and Moderator of the Cape synod from 1909 to 1915.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Sum of the Main Places Steytlerville and Vuyolwetho from Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 418.